Key West Principal Commits Suicide at Pembroke Pines Gun Range
Adri Anna Stewart, the principal of Key West Collegiate Academy, committed suicide yesterday at a Pembroke Pines gun range. The incident happened at about 2 p.m.
According to the Miami Herald, Stewart had been the principal at the Stock Island charter school since last summer, and had previously worked at several schools throughout South Florida.
Stewart was only 30 years old.
After she shot herself at the Pembroke Gun and Range at 3130 SW 19th St, she was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Her death has officially been ruled a suicide.
KeysNet notes that she left a note behind for her family.
Stewart talks about her school and her experience in education in this video:
A few former students have left tribute comments on the video.
"This is so sad to watch. I'm 21 going on 22 now," wrote one. "She was my Spanish teacher back at Pioneer Middle School. Now she's gone."
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